Bar Harbor from the air, ca. 1930

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Bar Harbor from the air, ca. 1930

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Description

Aerial view of Bar Harbor which was first named Town of Eden in 1796, then renamed Bar Harbor in 1918. Bar Island is located in the lower right of the image. In the background the mountains of Acadia National Park are visible. George B. Dorr and Charles W. Eliot, and later John D. Rockefeller Jr. all worked to create a National Park. The park was named Lafayette National Park in 1919 and then Acadia National Park in 1929.

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About This Item

  • Title: Bar Harbor from the air, ca. 1930
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Town: Bar Harbor
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 13.75 cm x 8.75 cm
  • Local Code: JML PC 23947
  • Object Type: Image

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Jesup Memorial Library
34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-4245
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